Manufacturing Matters

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Building customer loyalty in B2B manufacturing

April 3, 2017

It’s the era of customer focus. Manufacturers in every industry are learning that customer obsession—not just customer service—is increasingly critical to success. For many manufacturers, …

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10 ways software stretches resources, boosts productivity, and helps cope with skilled worker shortage

March 29, 2017

Manufacturing jobs are in the spotlight once again. The federal focus on bringing manufacturing jobs back to American workers has stirred up the topic, along with …

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Manufacturing’s great debate: Is the idea or execution more important to innovation success?

March 27, 2017

Innovation is a central component of manufacturing today. It takes many forms and addresses many functions. Some are simple tactics for improving shop floor operations. …

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Start with low-hanging fruit: 4 ways smart technology improves manufacturing productivity

March 20, 2017

You’ve likely heard or read about the predictions stating smart, connected products, systems, and machinery will transform manufacturing. Sensor-based technology promises to bring seas of …

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10 IT investment guidelines for improved plant productivity

March 10, 2017

Improving productivity in manufacturing today is like trying to invent a better mousetrap. Manufacturers already have systems that work and are highly productive. If not, …

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Despite the rush to market, don’t cut corners

February 13, 2017

Manufacturers, attempting to move at the speed of change, run the risk of becoming careless about regulations and mandates. As they rush to market with …

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Nationalism vs. globalization and the role of technology

January 30, 2017

Following is part 1 of a 2-part article looking at the impact of nationalism on US manufacturing.  Making America productive “Business as usual” is an obsolete …

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Infor CloudSuite Industrial 9.01: Connecting the dots between industry issues and ERP functionality

January 25, 2017

Infor’s new release, CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine) 9.01, is a software solution that addresses the day-to-day business and operational tasks, plus the most complex industry issues …

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2017 manufacturing predictions: IoT, 3D printing, virtual reality, Industry 4.0 will dominate

January 23, 2017

For reliable predictions of the technology changes coming for manufacturing, you have two choices: a crystal ball, or a discussion with front-line experts who work daily …

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Webinar recap: 17 predictions for manufacturing in 2017

January 20, 2017

Industry Week recently held a webinar, sponsored by Infor, titled “Manufacturing Flash Forward: 17 predictions for 2017 in 17 minutes.” We think you will find the …

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